Deal Gives Fans And Coaches Unprecedented Access To Elite High School Basketball Coverage
AUSTIN, TX — February 2, 2017 — Today, FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original coverage, and Krossover, a leading sports film analysis and statistics company, announced a content sharing partnership on FloHoops.com to give the companies access to each others’ extensive library of high school basketball footage. The partnership includes usage of archived high school basketball game footage to be used for enhanced game highlights, live event promotion, recruiting efforts, and more.
FloHoops, part of the FloSports network and a leader in high school and college basketball coverage, will have access to Krossover’s database of high school basketball game film to use in its editorial and marketing efforts. The footage, which includes an estimated 10,000 girls and boys basketball teams from around the United States, will complement FloHoops’ robust offering of elite high school game film from top events like Culligan City of Palms Classic, Les Schwab Invitational, Chick-Fil-A Classic, ARS Rescue Rooter National Hoopfest, and more.
In addition, the partnership gives Krossover access to FloHoops’ game archives featuring the top high school basketball teams and players in the country.
“This deal allows us to expand our FloHoops content offering to provide unprecedented high school hoops coverage to fans around the world,” FloSports Vice President of Global Rights Acquisition Toby Mergler said. “This has been a record season for FloHoops, and partnering with a world-class company like Krossover gives us additional tools that will propel us to even greater heights.”
“FloHoops has quickly established itself as the preeminent source for live coverage of elite high school basketball, and this partnership allows us to better service our coaches at every level,” Krossover Intelligence Vice President, Business Development, Eric Perugini said. “Our products make life easier for basketball coaches, athletes and fans, so leveraging FloHoops’ content makes a lot of sense for us.”
Both companies’ brands extend well beyond basketball. In addition to FloHoops, FloSports’ network consists of 19 other sports verticals, ranging from gymnastics and volleyball to wrestling and track. Krossover provides sophisticated data analytics technology in a variety of sports, including basketball, football, lacrosse, soccer and volleyball.
For more information on FloHoops or to watch upcoming events, visit FloHoops.com.
FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, partners with event rights holders and governing bodies to unlock a world of sports coverage that true fans have been waiting for. Through live streaming of premier events, original video programming, and weekly studio shows, FloSports is growing the sports, the athletes and the fans. Current verticals under the FloSports header are Wrestling, Grappling, MMA, Elite Fitness, Boxing, Softball, Tennis, Pro Wrestling, Gymnastics, Marching, Basketball, Volleyball, eSports, Rodeo, Climbing, Swimming, Cheerleading, and Track.
Krossover, a New York City-based technology company, provides sophisticated data analytics to the sports world. With an intuitive online platform easily accessible by thousands of high school and college programs, Krossover enables coaches to use video to improve the success of their athletic programs by eliminating the time and financial impediments to managing their filmed content. With an estimated 95% of high school and college athletic programs now recording game video, Krossover is accelerating the use of indexed, on-demand video content and advanced analytics by programs of all sizes, visit www.krossover.com for more information.